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Pad Thai

Pad Thai

By: Georgia Harding

This is a super-tasty meal loaded with flavour. Once all the ingredients are prepared, it’s very quick to make too!



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  • 3 tbsp coconut sugar or rapadura
  • 2 tbsp tomato sauce or 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 4 tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 tbsp tamari
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • Juice 1 lime
  • 250g rice noodles, Pad Thai style
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 onion, finely sliced
  • 300g boneless, skinless chicken
  • breasts or thigh, sliced very thinly
  • 3 free-range or organic eggs, whisked
  • 120g bean sprouts
  • 1 bunch garlic chives, cut into 2cm lengths
  • 60g roasted peanuts, finely chopped
  • 1 bunch fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 lime, cut into quarters
  • 1 red chilli, sliced (optional)


  • To make the sauce, combine all sauce ingredients in a small bowl.
  • Boil the kettle and heat a wok or large non-stick pan over medium-high heat.
  • Place the noodles in a large bowl and cover with the boiling water. Soak for 5 mins then drain, rinsing immediately under cold water.
  • Meanwhile, heat the oil in the wok or pan. Add the onion and cook until softened. Add the garlic and chicken and stir-fry to cook.
  • Once cooked, push to the side and pour in the whisked egg on the opposite side of the wok, mixing to cook.
  • Add two thirds of the bean sprouts, garlic chives, two thirds of the peanuts, ½ the coriander, noodles and all the sauce.
  • Remove from the heat and gently fold to combine.
  • Garnish with remaining bean sprouts, peanuts and coriander.
  • Serve with lime wedges and optional chilli.


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Georgia Harding

Georgia Harding

Georgia Harding is a naturopath with almost 20 years experience, a mother and a passionate health educator. After many years consulting in a busy practice, lecturing in natural medicine and sharing her knowledge on talkback radio, Georgia decided to reach out and share her passion for holistic health by developing her blog, Well Nourished.
On her website, she shares fad-free health advice and intolerance/allergy-friendly recipes to inspire people to live happy, healthy lives and create delicious food memories.

Georgia’s ebook Rise and Shine: A Well Nourished Breakfast will inspire and guide you to prepare the most important meal of the day in just minutes. Her latest ebook The Well Nourished Lunch Box contains over 50 nut-free, allergy-friendly wholefood sweet and savoury snacks, lunches and meals to inspire you to pack a nourishing lunch box that your kids will love to eat and you will love to make.

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